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This edition: Cosmic Buddhas in the Himalayas 藏传佛教 纽约大都会博物馆

Episode Details

First aired: November 21, 2017.

Using artifacts from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s acclaimed exhibition, Cosmic Buddhas in the Himalayas – dating from the ninth to the 19th centuries – the episode provides a brief history of Buddhism, particularly Vajryana Buddhism (Tibetan Buddhism); shares ways to interpret Tibetan Buddhist paintings and sculptures; and includes modern footage of Tibet.

Guest List

Kurt Behrendt Associate Curator, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Nedjemankh and His Gilded Coffin
  • Tuesday, January 15 - 6:50am
  • Thursday, January 17 - 10:50pm
  • Friday, January 18 - 7:50am, 1:50pm
  • Saturday, January 19 - 4:35pm
  • Armenian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Friday, December 21 - 3:40am, 10:20pm
  • Saturday, December 22 - 4:50pm, 10:45pm, 11:50pm
  • Sunday, December 23 - 3:50pm, 10:45pm
  • Tuesday, December 25 - 3:50am, 6:50am
  • Friday, December 28 - 3:20am
  • Saturday, December 29 - 1:45am
  • Sunday, December 30 - 3:50pm
  • Monday, December 31 - 12:50pm, 10:50pm
  • Saturday, January 5 - 4:50pm
  • Sunday, January 13 - 3:45pm